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Memorial Service

Sonrise Baptist Church
Saturday January 23rd, 2021

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Jack Rowen Drury

Jack Rowen Drury, age 92 of Nixa, formerly of Ozark, passed away January 7, 2021. He was born April 17, 1928 in Cumberland, Wisconsin, the son of Wallace Blaine and Dottie (Rowen) Drury. Jack served his country as a Merchant Marine for 11 1/2 years, including during WWII in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. He later worked as a home builder, building many homes. Jack was a master craftsman of wood. Jack was a charter member of Sonrise Baptist Church where he served many people for 19 years in a variety of ways. Survivors include his wife Marilyn; children, Jack Burton and Michael Drury and wife Karen; grandchildren, Daniel Drury and wife Christi, Jack D. Burton and Hanna Green; a great grandchild, Callie Drury; his sister, Mary Norton; and two nieces, Cherie Ford and Jill Drury. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Keith, Kempton, Glee Sawin, and Marlyn; and a sister, Ruth Cooper, A private graveside service with full military honors will be held in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Kevin Carson officiating. A public memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on January 23, 2021 at Sonrise Baptist Church, Ozark, Missouri, with Pastor Kevin Carson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Sonrise Baptist Church Missions PO Box 903 Ozark, MO 65721

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Funeral Home Owner Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

Jack was our neighbor for many years. He was a good and godly man who made sure to tell you about Jesus. We had Bible studies in his home, and he shared his possessions if you needed anything. He will be missed but we will rejoice to see him again in heaven.

Doreen Northrup Jan 21 2021 12:00 AM